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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 2:04:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 14:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 33' South, Longitude: 34° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.90 meters/second, 1659.3 km/hour, 1031.0 miles/hour or 895.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.18 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.18 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.0"1030.97 miWest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 miSouth1030.96 mi
24 hours0° 03' 57.4"4.53 miWest0° 22' 41.7"25.99 miSouth26.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 14:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 20' North, Longitude: 107° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.04 meters/second, 1558.9 km/hour, 968.7 miles/hour or 841.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.14 miWest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 miSouth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 31' 02.9"968.46 miWest0° 07' 54.5"9.06 miSouth968.81 mi
24 hours11° 34' 21.1"772.06 miEast3° 31' 21.8"242.17 miSouth814.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
João PessoaTue 11:04 AM97 km60 miles52 nmSouthwest SW
NatalTue 11:04 AM138 km86 miles74 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeTue 11:04 AM182 km113 miles98 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Campina GrandeTue 11:04 AM198 km123 miles107 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fernando de NoronhaTue 12:04 PM359 km223 miles194 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaceióTue 11:04 AM381 km237 miles206 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaTue 11:04 AM571 km355 miles308 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorTue 11:04 AM851 km529 miles459 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémTue 11:04 AM1680 km1044 miles907 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaTue 11:04 AM1808 km1123 miles976 nmSouthwest SW

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